Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Exane BNP Paribas 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Investec 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Citigroup 13% 40% 20% 73.3%
Panmure Gordon 33% 0% 33% 66.6%
Berenberg 11% 22% 33% 66.6%
Jefferies Interna... 12% 19% 31% 61.5%
Credit Suisse 16% 29% 16% 61.2%
Deutsche Bank 12% 20% 28% 60.0%
Numis 18% 23% 14% 54.5%
Canaccord Genuity 50% 0% 0% 50.0%
Barclays Capital 10% 18% 23% 50.0%
Shore Capital 9% 14% 27% 50.0%
Liberum Capital 16% 10% 19% 45.2%
JP Morgan Cazenove 11% 11% 20% 42.8%
HSBC 0% 21% 21% 42.8%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Exane BNP Paribas 100.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Panmure Gordon 33.33%
Numis 18.18%
Credit Suisse 16.13%
Liberum Capital 16.13%
Peel Hunt 13.79%
Citigroup 13.33%
Deutsche Bank 12.00%
Jefferies International 11.54%
JP Morgan Cazenove 11.43%
Berenberg 11.11%
Barclays Capital 10.00%
Societe Generale 9.09%
Macquarie 9.09%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
Investec 100.00%
Berenberg 33.33%
Panmure Gordon 33.33%
Bryan Garnier 33.33%
Jefferies International 30.77%
Deutsche Bank 28.00%
Societe Generale 27.27%
Shore Capital 27.27%
Barclays Capital 22.50%
HSBC 21.43%
Peel Hunt 20.69%
JP Morgan Cazenove 20.00%
Citigroup 20.00%
Liberum Capital 19.35%
Macquarie 18.18%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Citigroup 40.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 33.33%
Credit Suisse 29.03%
Beaufort Securities 25.00%
Goldman Sachs 25.00%
Numis 22.73%
Berenberg 22.22%
HSBC 21.43%
Deutsche Bank 20.00%
Jefferies International 19.23%
Barclays Capital 17.50%
RBC Capital Markets 16.67%
Shore Capital 13.64%
JP Morgan Cazenove 11.43%
Liberum Capital 9.68%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Stifel 100.00%
Whitman Howard 100.00%
N+1 Singer 100.00%
finnCap 100.00%
Morgan Stanley 87.50%
Beaufort Securities 75.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 66.67%
Bryan Garnier 66.67%
Societe Generale 63.64%
Macquarie 63.64%
Goldman Sachs 62.50%
Peel Hunt 58.62%
HSBC 57.14%
Liberum Capital 54.84%
JP Morgan Cazenove 54.29%